Making Healthy Food More Affordable

12:30 p.m. | Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Image courtesy of Flickr user Gemma Billings

Millions of Californians struggle each week to find and afford healthy food for their families. In response, numerous groups have been piloting projects that give low-income families more money to purchase fruits and vegetables, which in turn supports local farmers’ markets and grocery stores. Come for a discussion of this innovative new strategy to improve healthy food access for all.

Carle Brinkman / Ecology Center
Trisha Chakrabarti / Mandela Marketplace
Eli Zigas / SPUR


SPUR Oakland
1544 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510.827.1900


free for SPUR members
$10 for non-members



pre-registration is not required for this event.

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